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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for September 02, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  3 months ago

    On August 5, 1974, four days before Richard Nixon submitted his resignation, the Acting Assistant Attorney General for Office of Legal Counsel Mary C. Lawton issued the following opinion:

    “Under the fundamental rule that no one may be a judge in his own case, the President cannot pardon himself.”

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    BasilBruce  3 months ago

    I don’t know what kind of car Rat has, but he needs a Ford.

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    Caldonia  3 months ago

    My dad always jeered that Bill Clinton was the only prez to ever get impeached. He just couldn’t forgive his extracurricular shenanigans. Ai yi yi.

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 3 months ago

    When Bush Sr. pardoned the remaining Iran-Contra felons just before leaving office, he was effectively pardoning himself!

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  3 months ago

    so close, Rat

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    sirbadger  3 months ago

    Figuring out the best next word to use is difficult because you don’t want to list your crimes.

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    Uncle Kenny  3 months ago

    This arc would have been topical last January.

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    juicebruce  3 months ago

    Guard Duck remember to put a cork in Rat’s mouth ;-)

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    boblivious2  3 months ago

    Are they Trump-ed up charges?

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    gopher gofer  3 months ago

    maybe he should just take the fifth…

    of vodka…

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    tripwire45  3 months ago

    Yeah. President “Rat.”

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    Ellis97  3 months ago

    I don’t think he’ll be able to get back into office anytime soon.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sure reminds me of ANOTHER “Rat” that would have done it if he could…only THAT ONE was Orange, and not grey.

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  3 months ago

    That’s funny.

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    RitaGB  3 months ago

    He should’ve asked for a Sharpie.

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    chmsam  3 months ago

    Gosh, where are all the guys who swore this was all and only about Biden? Hmm…

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    walk.rich  3 months ago

    Is that a feather stuck up the duck’s bill, or what?

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    diskus Premium Member 3 months ago

    I support anything that brings Guard Duck back

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    Zebrastripes  3 months ago

    I’m sure pardoning himself crossed his mind…hundreds of times….there’s no changing a true R. A. T. !

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    redback  3 months ago

    I hereby declare that I can do whatever I want, and that I am not here to govern for the people, but rather the people are there to kiss my butt and do whatever I want so my ego does not get hurt, therefore the elections shall not reflect the will of the people but I can delude myself into changing those as it suits me (including extorting a governor into changing the results, and saying that the elections were stolen but only if I don’t like the result, otherwise it does reflect the will of the people )

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    phil  3 months ago

    A Gerald Ford — pretty funny — nobody under 60 would get it.

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    raybarb44  3 months ago

    Just plead insanity at the trial. You will get off in a second…..

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    CaveCat87  3 months ago

    So what happened in the last panel? Did Guard Duck cut off Rat before he could finish writing the note?

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    mwksix  3 months ago

    The last guy tried that. Don’t think it worked then, either…

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    Goat from PBS  3 months ago

    Rat’s crazed expression in panel 3… definitely worth the wait.

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    198.23.5.11  3 months ago

    Guard Duck my favorite character.If he really wants to be useful he can conduct a coup over at MALLARD FILLMORE.

    A little Hollywood makeup and nobody will notice.Except the sane people.

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    alexius23  3 months ago

    So pleased to see Guard Duck

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    DondiDoo  3 months ago

    Hey Republicans! If you did nothing wrong you have nothing to hide, right?

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    KEA  3 months ago

    Oh! for a second there, I thought Rat was going to pull a John Wick move

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    cdgar  3 months ago

    Oddly, Rat reminds me strongly of our previous president.

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    AMBER1  3 months ago

    Rat is always predictable. ;)

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    liberalnlovinit  3 months ago

    I"m really not finding this weeks strips all that funny.

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    WCraft Premium Member 3 months ago

    Stephan, Stephan, Stephan…I’d almost rather you go back to (gulp) puns!

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    Eric S   3 months ago

    rat is missing an orange wig

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    knight1192a  3 months ago

    Doubt the pardon will work, Rat. Guard Duck isn’t the pardonning type…. except when it comes to himself.

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    dlaemmerhirt999  3 months ago

    >FRANTIC WRITING<

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    eddi_tbh  3 months ago

    Nice try, Rat.

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    Sisyphos  3 months ago

    Give up, ex-President Rat. You can’t fool Li’l Guard Duck! And, he has you well tied up!

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    rice69922  3 months ago

    My 1st car was a 58 olds and it was a tank. Prefect for a teenager at the time ;-)

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 3 months ago

    Rat will be reinstated for August 2022.

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